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Mumbai : The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday appointed Bharat Arun as the bowling coach of Team India.


 The four-member committee comprising acting president CK Khanna, acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary, BCCI CEO Rahul Johri and Committee of Administrators (CoA) member Diana Edulji met on Tuesday at the board headquarters in Mumbai.

"The BCCI has appointed Sanjay Bangar as the assistant coach and Bharat Arun as the bowling coach till next World Cup," said Choudhary in the press conference after the meeting.

Sanjay Bangar and R Sridhar will remain as the batting and fielding coach respectively

Ravi Shastri, at the press conference, also dismissed that the move by the cricket



board will cause any heartburn in Zaheer Khan and Rahul Dravid, who were earlier appointed as bowling and batting coach by the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) consisting of Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman and Sourav Ganguly.

"I have spoke to both the individual ...they are fantastic cricketers...their inputs will be invaluable, they will be on board once they have spoken to the authorities concerned," said Shastri.

Arun had previously served in the same capacity during Shastri's tenure as team director from 2014 to 2016.

The 54-year-old had replaced Joe Dawes in 2014 and was there with the Indin team till 2016 when Shastri wasn't appointed coach and spin legend Anil Kumble was handed the head coach's post.

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